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Brett J Banakis

 
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Bio:
Brett Banakis is a Brooklyn-based designer of Scenery, Lighting and Film. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2018]
Scenic Supervisor
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Set Designer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Assistant Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Assistant Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Assistant Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Assistant Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Assistant Scenic Designer

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2018]
Scenic Supervisor

[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Scenic Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Set Designer

[Broadway, 2011]
Assistant Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 2011]
Assistant Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 2011]
Assistant Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 2011]
Assistant Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 2009]
Assistant Scenic Designer

Brett J Banakis Biography

Brett Banakis is a Brooklyn-based designer of Scenery, Lighting and Film.




Brett J Banakis News

Breaking: Steve Buscemi, Chris Messina & More Join Greta Gerwig and Oscar Isaac in NY Photo Breaking: Steve Buscemi, Chris Messina & More Join Greta Gerwig and Oscar Isaac in NYTW's THREE SISTERS
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2020

Complete casting, creatives, and more have been announced for New York Theatre Workshop's adaptation of Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, for the previously announced production helmed by Sam Gold.

BWW Review: Book-Clubbing Twentysomethings Seek Their Defining Moments in Jack Thorne Photo BWW Review: Book-Clubbing Twentysomethings Seek Their Defining Moments in Jack Thorne's SUNDAY
by Michael Dale - Sep 24, 2019

There are times, perhaps if you know someone studying theatre at a liberal arts college, when one may be invited to attend a student-written play about how hip it is to be culturally-aware twentysomething intellectuals struggling to make it in the big city. The kind of play where introverted women clash with men who give the appearance of being sensitive in order to get laid. They all drink lots of vodka while quoting books and plays and films that show off the playwright's varied points of reference more than offer any insights into character.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Atlantic Theater Co's SUNDAY Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Atlantic Theater Co's SUNDAY
by Julie Musbach - Aug 15, 2019

Get a peek inside rehearsals for Atlantic Theater Company's world premiere production of Sunday written by Jack Thorne and directed by Lee Sunday Evans.

Atlantic Theater Company Announces Casting For The World Premiere Of SUNDAY Photo Atlantic Theater Company Announces Casting For The World Premiere Of SUNDAY
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 25, 2019

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere production of Sunday by Tony Award winner Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and directed by Obie Award winner Lee Sunday Evans (Dance Nation).

Breaking: THE CHER SHOW Will Close on Broadway This Summer Photo Breaking: THE CHER SHOW Will Close on Broadway This Summer
by Alan Henry - Jun 25, 2019

Today it was announced that The Cher Show on Broadway will play its final performance on August 18, 2019 following 34 previews and 296 regular performances. The National Tour will launch in Rochester, NY in October 2020.

BWW Review: Sherlock Holmes Fans Will Flock to MYSTERIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES Photo BWW Review: Sherlock Holmes Fans Will Flock to MYSTERIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES
by Don Grigware - Jun 21, 2019

Mysterious Circumstancesby Michael Mitnickinspired by The New Yorker article 'Mysterious Circumstances, the Strange Death of a Sherlock Holmes Fanatic' by David Granndirected by Matt ShakmanGeffen Playhouse, Gil Cates Theaterthrough July 14

Original Off-Broadway Recording Of RENASCENCE is Now Available Photo Original Off-Broadway Recording Of RENASCENCE is Now Available
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2019

Yellow Sound Label and Broadway Records announced today that the Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording of RENASCENCE is now available digitally and at BroadwayRecords.com, and in stores on Friday, May 31. RENASCENCE won the 2019 Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best Musical and was originally produced Off-Broadway by Transport Group. RENASCENCE has music by Carmel Dean (musical director for If/Then, American Idiot), lyrics from the poems of Pulitzer Prize Winner Edna St. Vincent Millay, and a book by Tony nominee Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Everyday Rapture). Orchestrations are by Tony winner Michael Starobin (Assasins, Next to Normal). The album was produced by Michael Croiter (Matilda, Heathers), Carmel Dean and Dick Scanlan.

THE CHER SHOW Announces Signing and Performance at B&N Photo THE CHER SHOW Announces Signing and Performance at B&N
by Julie Musbach - May 3, 2019

The Cher Show, the three-time Tony nominated new hit bio musical currently playing on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre, will celebrate the retail release of their Original Cast Recording with an in-store performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble (150 East 86th Street) at 4pm on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. 

Rulings Roundup: Recap Tony Awards Eligibility of the 2018-19 Season! Photo Rulings Roundup: Recap Tony Awards Eligibility of the 2018-19 Season!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 29, 2019

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has been meeting all year to discuss the eligibility of the 2018-19 Broadway productions all leading up to Tuesdays big announcement... the Tony nominations.

Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Hillary Clinton Visit THE CHER SHOW Photo Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Hillary Clinton Visit THE CHER SHOW
by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2019

On Wednesday, April 3rd Secretary Hillary Clinton attended the evening performance of The Cher Show. Lin-Manuel Miranda attended the show the following evening on Thursday, April 4th. Both went backstage after the show to meet the cast including stars Stephanie J. Block, Teal Wicks, Micaela Diamond and Jarrod Spector.

Brett J Banakis Videos

VIDEO: Let's Do This Bitches! Check Out All New Clips From THE CHER SHOW! VideoVIDEO: Let's Do This Bitches! Check Out All New Clips From THE CHER SHOW!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 1, 2018

Let's do this bitches! We've got your first look at the cast of The Cher Show in action. Check out the clips in the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Margo Seibert Previews TAMAR OF THE RIVER
by Stage Tube - Aug 20, 2014

The cast of TAMAR OF THE RIVER, the critically-acclaimed and Drama Desk Award-nominated show produced at Prospect Theater Company, will celebrate the release of their world premiere recording with a one night only reunion concert on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 8pm at Musical Theater Factory (250 West 40th Street, 4th Floor). Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Seeds of Peace. Reservations are $20, $35 for one reservation and a signed album, or $50 for one reservation and 3 signed albums, and can be purchased at MusicalTheaterFactory.org. The world premiere recording of TAMAR OF THE RIVER, with music by Marisa Michelson and lyrics by Joshua H. Cohen, will be released byYellow Sound Label Tuesday, September 23, 2014, and is currently on pre-sale at Amazon.com. TAMAR OF THE RIVER was directed by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell), with choreography by Chase Brock (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Picnic). The album has been produced by Michael Croiter(Matilda, Big Fish, Heathers).

BWW TV: First Look at Margo Seibert & More in the World Premiere of Prospect Theater's TAMAR OF THE RIVER - Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2013

Jeremy Greenbaum (The Fantasticks) and Aaron Komo complete the cast of Prospect Theater Company's world premiere production of TAMAR OF THE RIVER, a new music theater work with music and book by Marisa Michelson, book and lyrics by Joshua H. Cohen and direction by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell). Previously announced cast members include Margo Seibert (set to make her Broadway debut as 'Adrian' in ROCKY on Broadway in Spring 2014) as Tamar, with Ako (Throne of Blood), Erik Lochtefeld (February House), Mike Longo (Hair) and Vince B. Vincent (Geography of Loss), and Jen Anaya, Adam Bashian, Margot Bassett, Troy Burton, Tamrin Goldberg and Mary Kate Morrissey. Check out highlights of the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Company Inside the Rehearsal Room of THREE MEN ON A HORSE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 17, 2011

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre, the critically-acclaimed company 'dedicated to presenting neglected or rarely produced plays of literary merit,' presents Three Men on a Horse, by John Cecil Holm & George Abbott as the final production of the company's 2010/11 season. Directed by TACT Co-Artistic Director Scott Alan Evans, performances began at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre March 14th, 2011. The show will open on March 24th. Click below to meet the company and go inside the rehearsal room...and stay tuned for more!